The violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter discusses arts advocacy, Beethoven, John Williams, and her process behind learning new music.
The fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi sees fashion as telling stories of women’s lives. He also discusses the intersection of music and fashion, couture vs. QVC, his new concert series — and becoming himself.
The Grammy Award–winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre discusses how he writes choral music — as well as his influences and technological ventures.
Steinway & Sons piano technician and audio engineer Lauren Sclafani discusses her craft.
Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, rockstar and designer Lenny Kravitz reveals the inspiration for his music and for the Kravitz Grand Limited Edition from Steinway & Sons.
Kenneth Jones, a New York City–based playwright, librettist and lyricist, talks about the craft of writing for the theatre.
Writer, novelist and columnist Drew Magary talks about the twenty-first-century shift in the media landscape and the launch of Defector, a new subscription-only sports blog and media company.
The composer Christopher Tin, on the occasion of his latest release — To Shiver The Sky (Decca Gold) — speaks to keeping your music in listeners’ ears.
The pianist Michael Gallant discusses how he creates solo-piano covers of rock classics.
American pianist, composer, orchestrator and educator, Steinway Artist Ahmad Jamal discusses his influences and approach to music.
Vera Anselmo, founder and artistic director of The Piano School of New York City, discusses music education for the underserved.
C. Brian Williams is founder and executive director of Step Afrika!, the world’s first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, a polyrhythmic percussive dance form that uses the body as an instrument.
Composer and Steinway Artist Chad Lawson unpacks his philosophy behind his minimalist aesthetic.
Steinway Artist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis reveals how he has benefited from remaining open to what could be.